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Use Zero-Based Budgeting to Rightsize Budgets After an Economic Downturn

Published: 17 August 2020

ID: G00730116

Analyst(s): Galliopi Demetriou , Cesar Lozada

Summary

Changing business priorities in the wake of a recession means that executive leaders must reassess the services and capabilities they resource. Zero-based budgeting is a tool to rightsize budgets and shift resources toward value-added activities aligned to reprioritized business outcomes.

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